As already mentioned in our first post, we – Tasja Reule und Anna Hajek – started reading “Simplified Readers”1 with our teacher-students in the Beginner and Elementary classes at the Lao-German Technical College (LGTC). It was a … Read more Read more
Lao New Year – Pii Mai (ປີໃໝ່, [piː´māi]) – is the biggest festival in Laos and is celebrated extensively all over the country. This is the one time in the year that truly everybody in the country … Read more Read more
Although we are huge “foodies”1 ourselves, we did not know what to expect of Lao food. We wanted to surprise ourselves and are happy to say we were positively astonished.2 In general Lao food is comparable to … Read more Read more
Unfortunately, our time in Laos passed way too fast and meanwhile we are back home in Germany, busy with our studies at the College of Education Karlsruhe again. Thinking back to our time in Laos, it is difficult to identify … Read more Read more
WE ARE TEAM VI.5!
Hello everyone! We are Tara and Svea and our path to Laos differed from the normal procedure of joining the program “Teaching English in Laos”. Although we are both from Germany and study English, our travel … Read more Read more
Teaching English can be hard sometimes – as a teacher you never want your pupils to become bored with the language. I have always been passionate about English and want to give the same excitement to the children I work … Read more Read more